The man behind the Stasisfield netlabel gives us his "possible soundtrack" for Walter M. Miller, Jr's science fiction novel. These fine-grained soundscapes are sure to evoke vivid mental images of a post-apocalyptic world, whether you're familiar with the book or not. Charting the fall, rise and fall of mankind.
1 - Overture / The Abbey in the Desert of the Southwest
2 - The Bookleggers / After the Flame Deluge
3 - Brother Francis and the Pilgrim
4 - Fallout Survival Shelter / Relics of the Beatus Leibowitz
5 - Years of Doubt / Francis Illuminates the Leibowitz Blueprint
6 - Highway Robbery / New Rome / Sancte Leibowitz
7 - Return of the Pilgrim / Death of Brother Francis Gerard of Utah
8 - Rumors of War / Thon Taddeo and Marcus Apollo
9 - Brother Kornhoer's Lamp of Electrical Essence
10 - Dom Paulo and the Hermit Benjamin
11 - Drawing the Abbey's Defenses / A Tense Dinner
13 - There Were Spaceships Again in That Century
14 - Abbott Zerchi's Abominable Autoscribe
16 - Green Star Mercy Camp / Clash with Doctor Cors
May 29, 2017 Subject:
An Audio Treat
An effective treatment of this novel of a post-apocalyptic America. Miller's language is of the highest standard, and is presented well here. Thank you.
December 28, 2005 Subject:
Dark, intelligent, hallucinatory. A journey through a possible reality, accompanied by novel percussion, electronic drones, field recordings and other awesome and hard-to-identify sounds. This definitely comes recommeded!